Books tagged: academia

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Late-K Lunacy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Set in a midwestern American university town, fictional pre- and post-apocalyptic events lead up to the mid-2030s. Will climate change, the breakdown of myriad systems, and a global pandemic grip the world? Complexity science lends frightening authenticity as the story unfolds, while Bernard challenges readers with a jarring but not hopeless vision of tomorrow.
Centrifugal Force
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
With the European Union at stake, blackmail could negatively impact a crucial vote in the German Parliament unless Gervas recovers an irreplaceable relic he left in the United States on a lecture tour a lifetime ago. He knows who took the piece of history he once flaunted—the woman who had stolen his soul. He only hopes she still has the ring.
Spact Cadets: Graduation
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
I Say Tomato: Patrick Swayze Makes a Medium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
She was a scholarship academic, an expat in America. He was a dead world famous movie star. They were unknown to each other. In the small college town of Ithaca, New York, over five weeks in 2010, Jodie Archer met the late actor Patrick Swayze. He had died in September 2009. His mission was to make her a medium and convince her to tell the world. This is the story.
Acropolis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
#Triggerwarning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,940. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a college dean’s affair with a student goes viral, two feminist students decide to take vengeance on the school by taking a hostage, and barricading themselves in the administration building. #triggerwarning is a raucous trip through gender politics and academia told from various perspectives, including those of campus buildings.
Monastery
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In the near future, Academic Campuses offer an affordable, but longer and more intensive, alternative to universities. In this play, the editors of a campus lit journal meet just before the start of summer to finish up the latest issue and celebrate their success. A hypothetical conversation about graduating early and starting up a magazine outside the "monastery" turns into a spirited argument.
Academia-Industry Collaborations: Issues, Challenges and Sustainability
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 49,160. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / higher
This book addresses the issues pertaining to both Academia and Industry. Since the topic is very relevant and apt hence it was decided hoping that its outcome will benefit and enrich both the fraternity through its practical implementation.
The Ideal Order
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Rob Park’s life is out of order. His estranged wife is leaving him, the relationship to his daughters is strained and his career is at a dead end. Slowly he is putting his life back into order by sorting his LEGO collection. Prof. Dr. Smith and his newly found Adult Fans Of LEGO help him to find a new structure for himself, his LEGO collection and his family.
The Invasive Species
Series: The Professor Molly Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.